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#LifeUnderTheDoom, Day 22: Cosplay And Compromise

FACTS (the largest geek convention in the Benelux) was last weekend, and I had a whole scheme worked out with Experiment No.7 and a couple other co-conspirators to get me there, in cosplay, without my parents knowing. It was a … Continue reading

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When You Realize Your Friend Resembles A Homicidal Robot

Remember my scientist friend V? I wrote about her here and here. Despite all my intentions to remain friends with her, I still broke contact eventually. Not because anything had changed about our situation, but rather because nothing ever changed at … Continue reading

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The Problem With Monogamy

I’m a sexual person. I love sex, and sexual/physical things in general, and I have very little inherent shame when it comes to my body, my sexuality, and the people around me. I have always considered this a good thing, and … Continue reading

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A Memory Of Insecurity

Lately I’ve been having “feminist” conversations with people, mostly on the topic of street harassment. Discussing that brought back an old memory… and despite it being not my proudest moment, I felt I had to share it here. … Let’s … Continue reading

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Weaponizing Kindness

Or, how to make a strength out of a (perceived) weakness.  If you read my past post about my gifted scientist friend V., you know that I was pretty miffed when she named kindness and patience as my most admirable qualities. It … Continue reading

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Selfishly Social: An Essay On The Need For Contact

Selfishly Social: An Essay On The Need For Contact Why do we need others? We do, it is a proven fact. Lacking instincts, we need exposure to others than ourself to learn even the most basic life skills. Humans learn through … Continue reading

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